Future Conferences

IEPA 12 Conference

The IEPA are excited to announce the IEPA 12 Early Intervention in Mental Health Conference will be held in Brazil in 2020. Further information will be posted as it becomes available.

I Latin American symposium on Prevention in Psychiatry – Focus on Schizophrenia

Description:
This is the first symposium inLatin America focused on early intervention and prevention inPsychiatry. the conference will be an important opportunity to put together researchers, clinicians, policy makers, and users from several coutnries inLatin America and abroad. Speakers include Lucia Valmaggia – (President Elect of IEPA Early Intervention in Mental Health, UK), Rodrigo Cordoba (former President of APAL, colombia), quirino Cordeiro (Ministry of Health, Brazil), Nicolas Crossley (Chile), russel Margolis (USA), Ary Gadelha (PROESQ, Brazil), Rodgrio Bressan (Y-Mind, Brazil) amongh others. It will be an important envent that will precede the IEPA12 Conference iin Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2020.

Conference Dates: 22nd – 23rd September 2017
Conference Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Website:http://cepp.org.br/evento/simposio-latino-americano-sobre-prevencao-em-psiquiatria-foco-na-esquizofrenia-e-iii-simposio-programa-de-esquizofrenia-da-unifesp-proesq/

ISPS 2017: Making Real Change Happen

Plenary speakers:
Jim Van, Jacqui Dillon, Rachel Waddingham, Grainne Fadden, Shelagh Musgrave, Kwame McKenzie, Alison Brabban, Svein Friis, Jon Vidar Stromstad and Anne Berit Eie Torbjornsen.
Other speakers include: Richard Bentall, Jim Geekie, Eleanor Longden, Brian Martindale, Debra Lampshire, Jan Olav Johannessen and John Read.

Conference themes:
Working for change (eg. Influencing politicians, funders, managers, professionals and public opinion, using social media, changes in ISPS)
themes in therapeutic approaches (eg. therapeutic relationships, therapeutic environments, peer support, spirituality, therapy in times of austerity)
Overarching themes and conceptual issues (eg. Culture and ethnicity, the language of madness, experts by experience, power, society’s influence on mental health, research approaches)
Individual therapies, Group therapies and Arts therapies
Innovative approaches (eg. Open Dialogue, Early Intervention, Supporting staff)
Family and network therapies

Conference Dates: 30th August – 3rd September 2017
Conference Location: Liverpool, UK
Website: http://www.isps2017uk.org/

IAYMH 2017

Description:
IAYMH 2017 is the 4th International Conference on Youth Mental Health. The Conference brings together leaders from around the world who are dedicated to creating positive change inyouth mental health. At the core of that change is young people. Through youth engagement at every possible level, IAYMH is working towards making sure that theConference empowers young people to make a difference. The Conference also features a future retrospective event where world leading speakers will address the changes faced inyouth mental health.

This year’s conference has outstanding plenary and breakout sessions on a wide range of topics that professionsl, policy-makers, youth and family members will find interesting and useful. Click on the following link to view the programme: http://www.iaymh2017.com/programme/

Conference Dates: 24th – 26th September 2017
Conference Location: Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin, Ireland
Website: http://www.iaymh2017.com

IV Congress of Psychiatry of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Description:
Main purpose of the Congress (organized by the Psychiatric Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina) is to bring together experts in Psychiatry from Bosnia and Herzegovina, region as well as Europe and worldwide to discuss about main Congress theme “Psychiatry and Mental health: Dilemmas and Perspectives:, from different points of view. IV Congress will be held under the patronage of the European Psychiatric Association and is supported by the World psychiatric Association (WPA Co-sponsored event). among other Congress scientific sessions, as a part of traditionally close collaboration with EPA, during the Congress will be organized EPA National Psychiatric Associations Symposium and EPA Itinerant CME Course “Recognizing and Assessing Negative Symptoms in Patients with Schizophrenia”.

Conference Dates: 16th – 19th November 2017
Conference Location: Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Website: http://4kongres.upubih.com/en

IEPA 13 Conference

IEPA 13 will take place in 2022. Bidding for this conference will open 2018.